Heva Dance

Title

Heva Dance

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Communicated by Miss Rowland in June 1980, Mrs Hydon July 1980, Mr Nigel Tangye March 1985.The Heva dance was written in 1961 to provide a distinctive Furry Dance for Newquay and was performed through the streets as a tourist
attraction on Wednesday evening during the summer. The tune was composed along traditional lines by a Mr H Whipps of St Mawgan. Miss Rowland's class of nine year olds at Crantock Street School. Audio file from Tam Kernewek Project 2005.
School composed the dance. Miss Rowland provided her children
with a series of traditional dance figures from which they improvised
the Heva.

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Heva Dance

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“Heva Dance,” An Daras, accessed October 4, 2022, https://andaras.omeka.net/items/show/66.

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